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  • How I Remember Vidal Sassoon- Some beer and an angry mom!

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    Bet I got your attention with this headline! I got my mom’s attention too. I really owe my hair (on a good day) to Vidal Sassoon… well to the salon and their team of precision trained stylists.  The hair legend’s death this week has me thinking about how his work personally helped create my hair look. >> RELATED: Hair Tips & Trends When I was about 15 my mom must have gotten sick and tired about my three threads of […]

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  • Expert Beauty – Natural Makeup Tips from Dimitri James of Skinn Cosmetics

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    Exude Femininity with the expert help of Dimitri James: Natural make-up is as strong of a perennial Spring trend as nautical themes are so take note with sensational advice that’s destined to get you in the know on looking easily fresh-faced this season… >> WATCH: Natural Makeup Tips for Everyday Beauty  Skinn’s Dimitri James shares his inspiration, tips & know-how with us below- Smokey eyes and bold red lips are undeniable statement looks, but sometimes the best declaration you can make with your […]

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  • Favorite bridal makeup tips to look timeless and beautiful in your wedding photos

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    You may not be getting married but just might be wanting to look timelessly beautiful in an important photograph, Brad Boles tells you how you can achieve perfect, better than natural makeup that won’t look dated. – S.H. If you are embarking upon the most important day of your life, you’ve probably put in hundreds of hours into the planning of every detail of your wedding. So, don’t fall short on your make-up choices! I’ve leafed through many wedding albums and […]

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  • Create A Profile Pretty Ponytail with Peter Gray from Paul Smith Fall 2012

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    Take a cue from Peter Gray’s graciously pretty, relaxed & textured ponytails at Paul Smith’s Fall 2012 runway show with these expert hair tips for an updated take on a classic, easy-to-manage hairstyle. MORE: Hair Style Tips & Trends How to Style A Pony Tail Hair with Runway Beauty Tips from the Paul Smith Fall 2012 Fashion Show… THE INSPIRATION: For Fall / Winter 2012, we were inspired by the strong yet graceful individuality of a woman’s profile. The androgynous […]

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  • Academy Awards Hair Prediction from Serge Normant at John Frieda

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    Just as all eyes are on the red carpet to catch a glimpse at all of the inspirational fashion & beauty trends that are sure to dazzle, the folks at John Fried weigh in with their own forecast on what’s destined to make a splash. MORE: Red Carpet The nominations are in for the Academy Awards’ must-do looks. On the list, texture, buns and height. Calie Noble, master stylist from the Serge Normant at John Frieda Salon in Los Angeles gives […]

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  • Oscar Red Carpet Beauty Prediction & Hot Makeup Tips Too!

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    I’ve got my Swarovski crystal turban on and I am making some beauty predictions. Can you picture me? When it comes to Oscar red carpet beauty this Sunday,  you can expect to see a makeup throwback to the 1920’s with clean fresh skin spotlighted just the right way. I guarantee that big dark eyes, double sets of false lashes, and blood red lips will dominate the Oscar red carpet beauty looks. MORE: Beauty Highlighters used on the bridge of the nose and the crest […]

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  • Everyday Hair With The Right Amount of Attitude at Proenza Schouler

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    Backstage Beauty Notes: For Proenza Schouler’s Fall 2012 outing hair was kept simple and fuss-free for a look that played on each model’s individual style while maintaining the label’s cool cult status with styles that weren’t too polished or precious. The team behind one of New York’s top collections has a few tips for you to keep in mind when going au natural: Inspiration:For stylist Paul Hanlon, less was definitely more when it came to the look of the Proenza […]

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  • Ponytail How-To’s from Tracy Reese Fall 2012

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    Backstage Beauty Notes: Update your look with an easy to manage, natural looking ponytail for when you’re on the go or looking for a cool alternative to stick straight hair that’s full of texture and subtle volume. TRESemmé Stylist Jeanie Syfu created a wearable messy ponytail for the Tracy Reese Fall 2012 Fashion Show to mimic the effortless style of the clothing.   Overall Look: Windblown bed-head messy ponytail with side-swept bangs, height at the crown and a matte finish Inspiration: The natural street look […]

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  • Yes,There Is Runway Hair That’s Easy To Get On Your Own! Try The Tousled Bed Head from Joseph Altuzarra’s Fall-Winter 2012

    Frederic Fekkai Lead Stylist, Paul Hanlon Created a Tousled Bed Head Look For Joseph Altuzarra’s Fall-Winter 2012 Fashion Week Runway Show

    Backstage Beauty Notes: Long and purposefully messy hair may seem like a no-brainer to style, but that’s not always the case. It takes a degree of styling finesse to look effortlessly undone and chic rather than unkempt. Take a backstage beauty cue from Joseph Altuzarra’s Fall-Winter 2012 Fashion Week Runway Show to try a look that may appear confidently easy by using the right amount of hair products. SHOP: Frederic Fekkai hair products The Look:  Tousled Bed Head Look for the Joseph […]

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  • There’s A New Designer Scent To Add To Your Mix- Six Scents Introduces No. 2 Trompe L’oeil with Mary Katrantzou

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    Six Scents has continually delivered something distinct in the fragrance industry since it was founded in part by Joseph Quartana of seminal boutique Seven New York in 2008 by elevating the art and practice of fragrance. By pairing six fashion designers with celebrated perfumers to create limited edition fragrances so heady and intoxicating that they completely stand on their own, they’ve reset the backstory one associates with a fragrance. Merging a roster of designers including Juun J, Rad Hourani, Ohne titel, Alexis Mabille and […]

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  • Prime Time- Kate Bosworth preps winter weary skin before applying bold makeup

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    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Radiant skin even in the bitter cold A serendipitous beauty coincidence here. My skin was looking a bit winter weary yesterday so I reached for some Votre Vu Tragic Magic Rescue Creme and didn’t think much else about it. UNTIL, I applied my makeup last night and my skin looked so refreshed and vibrant that you could have sworn that I has paid a visit to a facialist or a derm. Then, in swoops this tidbit, […]

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  • GOLDEN GLOBES BEAUTY- How to get Reese Witherspoon’s Effortless Sexpot Hair

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    Red Carpet Hair Review: Reese Witherspoon’s modern, sexy take on big, toussled bed hair Reese Witherspoon is the bomb(shell) at tonight’s Golden Globes. That Zac Posen mermaid dress sculpts her curves in a way that we haven’t seen since Thierry Mugler, the original, not the Nicola Formichetti redeux. Reese’s look is total modern bombshell.. well, the spray tan looks a tad dark in HD, but that aside, she looks fantastic. MORE: Red Carpet Fashion You’ll most likely be able to get that dress, or […]

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